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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
459278
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/21/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The International Expansion team is building a team to define, design and develop a solution for a new business initiative that will directly impact Amazon's top line growth in India. Our Development team will play a pivotal role in this program, with the mission to build a comprehensive solution for the new business initiative. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a growing team that will be responsible for increasing the growth of the seller business on amazon.in, a new marketplace that our team launched recently!

At a strategic level, our development team will be instrumental in shaping the product direction and will be actively involved in defining key product features that impact the business.
Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior engineers to design, implement and deploy applications that impact the Amazon.in business with an emphasis on Payments, Customer Account Management, Merchant platform and e-Commerce website development
  • Own the delivery of an integral piece of a system or application.
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Assist directly and indirectly in the continual hiring and development of technical talent.
  • Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts
  • Contribute intellectual property through patents

The ideal candidate will be a leader, quick learner and be able to work independently. He/she should be able to operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is super critical. The leader needs to balance technical leadership and savvy with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience;
  • 2+ years of Software Development experience;
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Software development experience in building highly scalable applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience in eCommerce and Deep hands-on technical expertise
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with service oriented architectures and web based solutions.